Tax Accountant II - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Raytheon Finance Enterprise Services
Staff Tax Accountant II

Raytheon’s Global Business Service (GBS) Finance team is looking for a Tax Analyst to join the GBS Finance Tax Service Team. This position will be responsible for supporting our Value Added Tax (“VAT”) compliance process with filing VAT returns, providing customer support for our global companies, performing taxability research and collaborating with the SAP competency center on the configuration of VAT rules. In addition, the individual will be responsible for providing in depth analysis of tax information using data analytics and leveraging Business Intelligence (BI) tools. The individual should be highly motivated, have strong analytical, interpersonal, organizational and communication skills.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Compile and analyze data to file VAT/GST returns
  • Maintain the tax calendar and process VAT payments timely
  • Assist with reconciling VAT GL accounts with the GL team
  • Assist with resolving Accounts Payable tax ticket issues related to VAT
  • Assist with preparing and presenting Value Added Tax (VAT) training to functional areas
  • Assist with compiling supporting documentation to support audit inquiries
  • Analyze and respond to VAT tax notices

Required Skills:
  • Strong technical skills in accounting or VAT return preparation
  • Experience in performing taxability research and effectively communicating results
  • SAP or other ERP experience in transaction processing, data mining and report generation
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Self-starter with the ability to take initiative and ownership of assignments.
  • Confidence with the ability to make sound decisions and the capacity to sift through complex information to focus on the critical priorities
  • Highly organized with proven ability to follow direction while “thinking outside the box” for new/improved processes and procedures
  • Ability to multi-task, work under pressure, meet deadlines and thrive in a fast-paced setting
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word

Desired Skills and Experience:
  • 1- 2 years of VAT experience or related accounting accounting/finance experience
  • Experience in a shared service organization
  • Experience with Business Intelligence tools

Required Education and Experience:
  • 2 or more years directly applicable experience and a Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting/Business or related field, with emphasis in Business Information Systems

US Citizenship Required:
  • This position requires access to systems/tools that are restricted to individuals who possess US citizenship

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.